Committee on Sufferings

About State of Society Committee

Established in 1975, the Committee on Sufferings administers the Fund for Sufferings established in 1971 to provide assistance to those who are suffering because of fidelity to Friends’ testimonies.

Link to the Committee's Handbook page.

Resources for Members and Clerks of NYYM Committees

Guidelines for Committee Service—Relevant sections from the yearly meeting Handbook on committe membership and committee clerking.

Guide for Committee Clerks—A resource packet designed to make clerking a NYYM committee easier.

Coordinating Committee Timeline—A guide to the year's tasks for coorcinating committee clerks.

Accountability Queries—Queries for use by committees and the coordinating committees for considering the spiritual state of the yearly meeting's committees.